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RATINGS: 132   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Rahr’s Iron Thistle - Scotch Ale

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3.8
rougeau13 (3085) - Richmond, Texas, USA - FEB 3, 2012
Very dark brown, almost black, with a modest beige head that fades to a thick ring. Aroma of nuts, caramel, and rye. Taste is nearly all caramel and roasted malt, with a very slight bitterness at the finish. Medium-full bodied and a touch creamy. Alcohol well hidden.

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SudsMcDuff (8439) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - FEB 2, 2012
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N6T82w9rmc8 .. . pours a ddep purple black.. light foam .. smell is awesome, deep tar and burnt molasses .. . similar flavour with dark grape skin, rape skin, very light peat, and roach tar (the good kind) .. . wow, blown away by this- very smooth, charlie brown, and easy to drink for the 8.5% weight- my new favourite rahr!! .. . . When you get past 80 two things happen. 1 you become more intuned with the weather and 2. Corn becomes your enemy!

3.9
jhamp9 (1889) - Corinth, Texas, USA - JAN 22, 2012
Pours very dark brown with a medium sized head that slowly fades to a film. Lacing coats the glass. Aroma is rye bread with some nutty and caramel notes. Taste malt, rye, some caramel sweetness, and a hint of alcohol in the finish. Pretty full bodied. Very good.

4.1
AWMiller (512) - Mansfield, Texas, USA - JAN 18, 2012
what an awesome brew from the folks at Rahr’s! smooth and delicious and so full of flavor! would love to have some on tap at their brewery tour!!

3.1
Theis (15152) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 7, 2011
Bottle at Papsø’s - Thanks. Clear red/amber - white head. Raisins, chocolate, ryebread, nutty, yeasty notes, red berries, sweetness, light caramel,dried fruits. OK.

3.6
jcwattsrugger (12471) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUN 27, 2011
12oz bottle-pours a offwhite head and orange/brown color. Aroma is roasty medium malt-caramel, dark fruit. Taste is roasty medium malt-caramel, dark fruit-raisin, some earthy bitter.

3.2
fonefan (49586) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 26, 2011

Bottle 12fl.oz.

Clear medium to dark red brown colour with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, caramel, berries. Flavour is moderate to light light heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration, dried fruity, spicy notes. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20110622]

3.3
joergen (28456) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 23, 2011
Bottle at Papsø. Hazy orange red coloured with a small off-white head. Fruity aroma of caramel and dried fruits. Sweet and fruity flavour of caramel and dried fruits with notes of berries. Fruity finish.

3.4
yespr (45906) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUN 22, 2011
12 fl oz bottle. Pours hazy brown with a small off-white head. Aroma is fruity and dark caramelish. Sweet fruity, yeasty and caramelish. Lingering fruity and yeasty into the finish.

3.5
Pinball (12169) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 22, 2011
cloudy brown, smooth yellow head. mild aroma, slightly spicy, slightly sort of sourish hoppy. flavor is flowery, roasted malty, coffee, malts. dark beer with a touch of dried fruits and dark fruits. nice.


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